category for local ports

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Jun 10 16:36:08 UTC 2006

Vivek Khera wrote:
> On Jun 9, 2006, at 5:28 AM, Matthew Seaman wrote:
>>> Then, to build the INDEX file I came up with a really great hack.... it
>>> goes like this:
>> You could create /usr/ports/Makefile.local containing:
>>    SUBDIR += local
>> which would then be incorporated in the usual 'make index' processing
>> without any further ado.
> Yeah, but that takes 25-35 minutes or more depending on the box.  My
> hack takes the existing INDEX and trickes make_index into adding the
> dependencies for the new local ports in just a few seconds.

So I see it does, now I have re-read your earlier post with due care
and attention.  Silly -- I should have twigged to that seeing as
incremental updating of the INDEX is something I seem to spend quite
a lot of time working on.



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